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January 13, 2012
One protester has been shot dead and several wounded in clashes with police during a pro-reform demonstration in Saudi Arabia.
December 16, 2011
Six Bedouin men accused of "highway robbery" in Saudi Arabia face "cross-amputation", a sentence amounting to torture.
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December 13, 2011

The beheading of a woman convicted of "witchcraft and sorcery" is deeply shocking and highlights the urgent need for a halt in executions in Saudi Arabia, Amnesty International said today.

December 12, 2011
Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry has said a woman has been beheaded for the crime of "witchcraft and sorcery."

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